verb (used with object), rescued, rescuing.
to free or deliver from confinement, violence, danger, or evil.
Law. to liberate or take by forcible or illegal means from lawful custody.
the act of rescuing.
of or relating to someone or something trained or equipped to rescue:
a rescue dog.
verb (transitive) -cues, -cuing, -cued
to bring (someone or something) out of danger, attack, harm, etc; deliver or save
to free (a person) from legal custody by force
(law) to seize (goods or property) by force
the act or an instance of rescuing
(as modifier): a rescue party
the forcible removal of a person from legal custody
(law) the forcible seizure of goods or property
- Rescue disk
noun a floppy or removable disk that can be used to restart or rebuild a computer system that has crashed or been disabled; also called emergency disk , emergency rescue disk Usage Note computing
- Rescue dog
noun 1. a dog trained to assist rescue workers See also search dog 2. a dog that has been placed in a new home after being abused, neglected, or abandoned by its previous owner
noun 1. a grass, Bromus unioloides (or B. catharticus), of tropical America, having clusters of flattened spikelets, grown for forage.
noun 1. mission (def 16).